Away From Their Desks

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With classes about to start, Youngstown State has one union on strike -- and the faculty union may soon join the picket lines.

Get in Line for the Picket Line

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As faculty members join classified employees, 70% of Youngstown State workers on strike.

Back to Class at Youngstown State

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Faculty union ratifies contract late Sunday, and deal is struck with classified staff, too.

Rare Win for Private College Unions

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NLRB rejects Carroll's argument that collective bargaining for professors would hurt institution's religious identity.

Has Scholarship Been Reconsidered?

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New book suggests that Boyer's call for reform of tenure and promotion has had real impact -- and hit roadblocks and contradictions.

Raises Ordered for U. of Wash. Faculty

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Agreement between administrators and professors was binding, judge's ruling says, even if budgets were tight.

More Part-Time Progress

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New adjunct faculty agreement at Nassau Community College includes extra pay for long-time employees.

9 University Presidents Issue Statement on Gender Equity

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Leaders of top research institutions declare that "barriers still exist to the full participation of women."

Changing the Incentives

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At most colleges, faculty with extra duties get reduced teaching loads. Duke professors asked for -- and are getting -- new options.

How Productive Is Your Program?

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New company sells universities tool to evaluate faculty output and departmental quality, but ratings are secret.


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